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Dawn M. Hogue v. Global Unity Care, Inc. and Ascendant Claims Services

In Dawn M. Hogue v. Global Unity Care, Inc. and Ascendant Claims Services Claimant suffered injuries when she was attacked by a resident of the facility. After the attack the employer implemented new rules where the Claimant was not allowed to walk the hallways or enter the room alone where the person who attacked her …

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Theresa Lyons v. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. and CCMSI

In Theresa Lyons v. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. and CCMSI the Claimant was injured during the course of employment when she tripped on a bin while carrying another bin. The Claimant seeks various benefits which have been denied due to a positive drug test that was taken over a week after the accident. …

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Laura Pascarella v. Hernando County School Board c/o NEFEC and PMA Management Corporation

In Laura Pascarella v. Hernando County School Board c/o NEFEC and PMA Management Corporation Claimant was employed by the Hernando County School Board as a nutrition assistant working a 185-day/10-month contract and did not work during the summers. On March 3, 2020 the Claimant was washing tables when she felt a sharp pain go from …

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Stephanie Michelle Williams v. Marriott Vacations Worldwide and Sheraton PGA Vacation Resort

Stephanie Michelle Williams v. Marriott Vacations Worldwide and Sheraton PGA Vacation Resort (Liberty Mutual Insurance) | West Palm Workers Comp In Stephanie Michelle Williams v. Marriott Vacations Worldwide and Sheraton PGA Vacation Resort, the claimant suffered a compensable accident but returned to work. The COVID-19 pandemic caused them to be furloughed and they found another position. …

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Jorge Luis Diaz v. Advanced Disposal Services

Port St Lucie Workers Comp Jorge Luis Diaz v. Advanced Disposal Services and Solid Waste Southeast (Gallagher Bassett Services) | Port St Lucie Workers Comp The amended final compensation order of Jorge Luis Diaz v. Advanced Disposal Services, a Port St. Lucie workers’ compensation case, was a dispute over medical authorization and temporary partial disability …

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Eddy Mills v. Goodwill

Miami Workers Comp Eddy Mills v. Goodwill (Gallagher Bassett Services) | Miami Workers Comp Eddy Mills v. Goodwill was a Miami workers’ compensation case concerning the claimant’s Temporary Partial Disability (TPD) payments. The employer arose two main defenses, among others, against the claimant. In the first defense, the employer accused the claimant of misconduct. The …

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Jose Ramon Nunez v. RC Home Showcase

Jose Ramon Nunez v. RC Home Showcase was a Miami workers’ compensation case regarding temporary partial disability (TPD) benefits and the date of maximum medical improvement (MMI). An expert medical examiner (EMA) was appointed to determine the disputed MMI of the claimant. The claimant’s Daubert objection was overruled, but the EMA’s opinion regarding the major …

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Edwin Bates v. Department of Corrections

The Lakeland workers’ compensation case of Edwin Bates v. Department of Corrections concerned a claimant’s heart attack. Medical care and temporary total disability (TTD) benefits were granted, and the claimant underwent treatment before being placed at maximum medical improvement (MMI). The claimant attempted to claim compensation for a psychiatric condition resulting from the accident but …

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